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Scrutiny Committee - 3 December 2014

A Meeting of the Scrutiny Committee will be held in the Committee Room, Fourth Floor, Council Building, 2 High Street, Perth on Wednesday 3 December 2014 at 2.00pm.

If you have any queries please contact Paula Frazer on (01738) 475144 or Gillian Taylor on (01738) 475135.

Members:

Councillors A Stewart (Convener), B Vaughan (Vice-Convener), R Brock, D Cuthbert, D Doogan, A Munro and A Younger.

Agenda:

1.     Welcome and Apologies

2.     Declarations of Interest

3.     Minute of Meeting of Scrutiny Committee of 1 October 2014 for approval and signature

4.     Joint Business Management and Improvement Plans and Annual Performance Reports

(i)    icon Chief Executive's Service [2Mb] - Report by the Chief Executive (copy herewith 14/512) (Pages 5-18)

Note: This report will also be submitted to the meeting of the Strategic Policy and Resources Committee on 3 December 2014.

(ii)   icon Education and Children's Services [291Kb] - Report by Executive Director (Education and Children's Services) (copy herewith 14/458) (Pages 19-38)

Note: This report was also submitted to the meeting of the Lifelong Learning Committee on 29 October 2014.

(iii)  icon The Environment Service [272Kb] - Report by Executive Director (Environment) (copy herewith 14/481) (Pages 39-54)

Note: This report was also submitted to the meeting of the Community Safety Committee on 5 November 2014, and the meetings of the Environment and Enterprise and Infrastructure Committees on 12 November 2014.

(iv)  icon Housing and Community Care [216Kb] - Report by Executive Director (Housing and Community Care) (copy herewith 14/449) (Pages 55-72)

Note: This report was also submitted to the meetings of the Housing and Health Committee on 29 October 2014 and the Community Safety Committee on 5 November 2014.

5.   icon Scottish Public Services Ombudsman Reports [2Mb]- Report by Head of Legal Services (copy herewith 14/523) (Pages 73-80)

6.   icon Complaints Handling in Schools [2Mb] - Report by Executive Director (Education and Children's Services) (copy herewith 14/513) (Pages 81-90)

7.   icon Attainment in Perth and Kinross Schools 2014 [2Mb] - Report by Executive Director (Education and Children's Services) (copy herewith 14/459) (Pages 91-110)

Note: The above report was also submitted to the meeting of the Lifelong Learning Committee on 29 October 2014.

8.   icon Child Protection Committee Standards and Quality Report 2013/2014 [6Mb] - Joint report by Chief Executive and Executive Director (Education and Children's Services) (copy herewith 14/436) (Pages 111-190)

Note: The above report was also submitted to the Council meeting on 8 October 2014.

9.   icon Report on Social Care and Social Work Improvement Scotland Inspections (SCSWIS) [4Mb] - Report by Executive Director (Housing and Community Care) (copy herewith 14/452) (Pages 191-210)

Note: The above report was also submitted to the meeting of the Housing and Health Committee on 29 October 2014.

10. icon Older People's Joint Inspection Action Plan Progress Report [1Mb] - Joint Report by Depute Director (Housing and Community Care) and Evelyn Devine (General Manager, CHP) (copy herewith 14/524) (Pages 211-222)

11. icon Corporate Risk Management Strategy 2015-2016 & Annual Risk Report 2013-2014 [5Mb] - Report by Depute Director (Environment) (copy herewith 14/528) (Pages 223-280)